Chambers (surname)

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Chambers is a common surname of English origin. It usually denoted either a servant who worked in his master's private chambers, or a camararius, a person in charge of an exchequer room. At the time of the British census of 1881,[1] the relative frequency of the surname Chambers was highest in Nottinghamshire (4.4 times the British average), followed by Northamptonshire, Huntingdonshire, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, Rutland, Suffolk, Derbyshire, Haddingtonshire and Kent. Related surnames include Chalmers and Chamberlain. Notable people with the surname include:

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Diane Chambers, fictional character on the U.S. television series Cheers


  1. ^ "Chambers Meaning and Distribution".  Retrieved 25 January 2014

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